This is DATAN

We are a Contract Research Organisation (CRO) established in 1987 and located in Havixbeck near Münster (Westphalia, Germany). We work mainly in biometrics and data management.

We have worked on more than 400 clinical trials, uni- and multi-center, national and international studies since 1987. Among these, DATAN was involved in more than 50 studies as independent Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) for creating and presenting Safety Review Reports for independent Data Monitoring Committees (DMCs).

Employees with a long-term experience at the university or in contract research support your projects.


  • Consulting/Project planning
  • Data management (from database design to the steps to achieve „Clean Database“)
  • Statistical analyses, especially the envolvement as independent Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) for independent Data Monitoring Committees (DMCs) for the surveillance of the patients ͗ safety in ongoing studies

Company philosophy

  • Long-term relationship with our customers
  • Selection and long-term employment of qualified employees
  • Compliance with proven Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and official guidelines
  • Straightforward communication (internal, and with our customers)
  • Detailed and complete implementation of the research and project goals
  • Internal and external audits guarantee quality
  • High-quality hardware and software equipment 


  • Your sensitive study data is only processed and stored on systems without internet connection
  • Data and all project-related data are backed up daily to external data carriers after each working day
  • Your data will be archived for many years according to your specifications after study completion


We work with in-house SOPs and with all customer-supplied SOPs and policies.

For clinical reasearch, we always pay attention to national and international guidelines (e.g. ICH, GCP).